Author: Phil Costigan

April 15th, 2004. It was on this date that the Pentagon announced that approximately 20,000 US military personnel in Iraq would have Their tours of Duty extended, under a program called the Stop-Loss rule. Many of the 20,000 were members of the National guard. Today is also Purple Up day, a day to Honor the […]

Every day at 7am We honor a Person with Military experience as We play the Pledge of Allegiance from DUKE. Today it is a real, authentic, true Hero that You have probably not heard of before. April 14th, 2004, at a hell-hole called AL-Karabilah, Iraq. United States Marine Corps Corporal Jason Lee Dunham earned the […]

April 13th, 1964, Sidney Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor for His performance in the film, ” lilies of the field”. Poitier has a very interesting story. His family lived in the Bahamas, and They were visiting Miami, FLA when He was born 2 months per-mature. Making Him a US citizen. He moved […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings Us the KQ98 Salute with DUKE today at 7AM. April 12th, an Unusual Day. April 12th, 1981, Former HWT. Champion Joe Louis passed away at the Age of 66. April 12th, 1989, former welter weight Champion Sugar Ray Robinson Died at the Age of 67. In 1943, Both men […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings Us today’s KQ98 Salute with DUKE at 7 AM. April 9th, 1942, 75,000 American and Philippine troops were forced to surrender on the island of Bataan. Thus began the infamous Bataan death march, thousand of captives died or were killed en route. Unbelievably there are still some survivors left, […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings You Our 7AM KQ98 Salute with DUKE. Today We give a hearty shout -out to all of the People involved in the process of garnering the funding for the Preston Veterans Home which is set to become a reality. Two of the People spear heading the effort include Dennis […]

KQ98 Salute for today with Bauer’s Market and Garden Center, DUKE on the Pledge of Allegiance at 7AM. Before He was Hip Hop dance master and as of late Gospel Dude MC Hammer, He was Stanley Kirk Burrell. After High School graduation in Oakland, California he enrolled in Junior College. After about half of a […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden center brings Us today’s KQ98 Salute at 7AM with DUKE. April 6th, 1862, The Civil War battle of Shiloh began Southwest of Nashville, just north of the Mississippi border. 6,664 Iowans, in 11 regiments were engaged in the battle, most of them were deployed in an area called the Hornet’s Nest. […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings Us today’s KQ98 Salute. Happy Birthday to Tommy Cash, Country Singer. Tommy had a Top four hit in 1969 with a song called ” Six White Horses”. He also had a few other top twenty Hits through the early 1970’s. He graduated high school in Dyess, Arkansas in 1958 […]

Bauer’s Market and Garden Center brings Us the KQ98 Salute at 7AM with DUKE. Today the Pledge of Allegiance is dedicated to the approximately 160,000 US military personnel stationed around the globe in 150 different countries. As We prepare for Easter let’s remember and appreciate those folks wearing the uniform around the world who will […]


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